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Old 10-29-2005, 01:23 AM   #21 (permalink)
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I was going to get that case but my current case looked "cooler" but actually sucked(Raidmax X-1).....

How your computer looks is pretty important if you have to look at it all the time, if you have a big mess you'll find it hard to concentrate on the work you're doing, like when I get killed I can look at my "cool" case and say..."even if the case was built like crap inside, it sure looks cool like hell on the outside!"

Hmm I used the cable tie idea to make a HD cooler a while back, nobody really complemented me about that lol. I also took the panels on in the front, I was planning on doing some AC sort of cooling but since my new sink is so effective I'm saving those bays for 2 SATA drives.
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Old 10-29-2005, 02:33 AM   #22 (permalink)
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That's exactly why i bought this Thermaltake Armor case, it's looks kill!!
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But who want a case with a gaping hole in the front with a fan strapped to it?....ugly.
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Old 10-29-2005, 12:17 PM   #24 (permalink)
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lol!... i have cases that look uglier than that without a fan strapped to the front! lol!!
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Old 10-29-2005, 12:49 PM   #25 (permalink)
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I was going to get that case but my current case looked "cooler" but actually sucked(Raidmax X-1).....
What's bad about it?
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Old 10-29-2005, 04:23 PM   #26 (permalink)
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My case looks fine. I happen to like having that gaping hole with a fan in there.
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Old 10-29-2005, 04:39 PM   #27 (permalink)
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Is it a good case? I might be getting a green one of the same type.
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my case is beige but it is a very sturdy case and very good to work with. My next computer is going to have an Antec file server case, haha.
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Old 10-29-2005, 05:31 PM   #29 (permalink)
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I was going to get that case!!!! do you suggest I still get it? or is there better cases out there for that much money...?
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Old 10-29-2005, 10:20 PM   #30 (permalink)
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I like my case. The airflow is ok, not quite good enough. That's why I had to remove the front plates and insert the fan. Now it seems to stay pretty cool, around 20*C.
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